Ministry Decides to Reopen University

Ministry Decides to Reopen University

 

   Addis Ababa, April 23 (WIC)- The Ministry of Education has decided to reopen the Addis Ababa University, which it had closed indefinitely beginning April 18, following two days of successive riots by students.

 

   In a statement it issued today, the Ministry set April 24, and 25 for students to register with their respective departments and resume classes accordingly. It also decided that all other students of institutions of higher learning that may have boycotted classes, resume education by fulfilling the required formalities during the stated two days.

 

   The Ministry said, the decision to reopen the university was based on the realisation, by the government, of the objective situations and the need to respond to the demands of the majority of the students to resume classes.

 

   The Ministry further stated that the announcement of the reopening of the University does not address those who may be sought by police for involvement in criminal acts.